CalTech/Neuroscience News
Undated but recent as of July 1, 2021

“A number of studies have shown that the gut microbiome impacts complex behaviors in mice, such as sociability. The underlying neuronal circuits that mediate the microbiome’s influence on behavior had not been previously discovered. This work strengthens the emerging appreciation of the profound effects of the gut-brain connection,” says Mazmanian. “Conceptually, the findings lay the groundwork for exploring similar effects in humans.”

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